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Pediasia contaminella
Waste Grass-veneer (Hübner, 1796)
Crambidae: Crambinae
1323 / 63.109
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Similar Norfolk Species
Barred Grass-veneer
Agriphila inquinatella
Elbow-stripe Grass-veneer
Agriphila geniculea
Wingspan: 20-30 mm.
Flight: July and August (Sept)
Foodplant:   Grasses inc Sheep's Fescue.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Heathland and dry grassy habitats.
Mostly coastal records.

Recorded in 50 (68%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/09/2021427TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
25/08/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
24/08/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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